Provost & Pritchard tEAM eXPANDS WITH fIVE nEW eMPLOYEES

FRESNO, CA:  The Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group team continues to grow with the addition of four new staff members.  Expanding the staff in the firm’s Clovis office includes:  Yvan Mendoza, an associate geologist; Mike Brosseau, an assistant engineer; and Michele Calvert, an associate technician. Evan Nydam has joined the firm’s Visalia office as an assistant engineer.


“We are very pleased to add these four individuals to our talented team of professionals,” said Ronald Samuelian, Provost & Pritchard’s president.  “Michele, Mike and Evan are excellent additions to our water resources team. Yvan is another geologist joining our strong team of geologists, hydrogeologists and soil scientists.”


Mendoza graduated from California State University, Fresno with a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in geology, and was the 2016 Dean’s Medalist for the College of Science and Mathematics. He has nearly three years of professional experience in geotechnical engineering testing techniques and petroleum reservoir characterization. He is experienced in ASTM and AASHTO standard soil and concrete sampling and testing methods. Mendoza has taught introductory physical geology classes at Fresno City College and Clovis Community College as an adjunct instructor.


A recent graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, Brosseau has a strong background in water resources engineering. He has studied open channel hydraulics, hydraulic systems engineering, and water and wastewater treatment design.


Calvert joins the firm as a contract employee having spent the past six years as the office manager for The Water Agency in Clovis. As part of the Provost & Pritchard team, Calvert will assist engineers and clients with water and SGMA-related services throughout the Central Valley. At The Water Agency, she oversees office administration and the publication of the water resources-focused e-newsletter.


Nydam is a recent graduate of California State University, Fresno with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He has studied environmental engineering and water resources engineering, and is experienced in irrigation design, nitrogen management planning, and field sampling and laboratory techniques.


Press Release:  February 13, 2018

Yvan Mendoza, PG

Associate Geologist (Clovis)

Mike Brosseau, EIT

Assistant Engineer (Clovis)

Michele Calvert

Associate Technician (Clovis)

Evan Nydam

Assistant Engineer (Visalia)